Jan 24, 2013 10:00pm PST
enthusiastic state of the state address. he promised continued education reform, holding the line on college tuition, and pushing the high speed rail project through. the end of the day, the address was mostly about one thing. >> living within our means. not spending what we don't have. the people have given us seven years of extra taxes. let's pay down our debts and store up reserves against the leaner time that will surely follow. >> brown's speech was upbeat, he faces a fight, even within his own party, over proposals. including funding poor schools at the expense of wealthy suburban districts. >>> some businesses that rolled the dice on an iffy sales tax, it may soon be out of luck. the internet cafes are basically casinos in disguise. cbs 5 reporter tells us they soon may be going dark. >> internet cafes don't try to hide what people do inside. you can see customers play sweep stakes games, ranging from video slot machines to poker. >> i have won $250 three or four times. >> have you lost money? >> oh yeah. >> alameda county supervisor says these stores are fine for online gambl
Jan 23, 2013 10:00pm PST
: and under the state education code, a misdemeanor child abuse conviction is not enough reason to fire a teacher. but the parents were not buying the explanation. one sobbing mother expressed the fear all of them felt that their children may have been hurt too. >> i have no idea what went on in this classroom. [ crying ] >> reporter: at the center of the storm, dina holder, convicted of throwing a 5-year-old autistic child to the floor and kicking him in a classroom 2.5 years ago. after it was reported, the district merely transferred her to another school. it was this woman's child. >> i don't care what's written down in a procedures manual or anything like that. i think that should be should have took a stand and said we need to get her away from kids. >> reporter: other parents say they want the school superintendent fired. >> for the district to subject our most fragile children is appalling, disgusting. we need answers. >> reporter: but the school district did not have the answers they wanted. >> we followed the advice of legal council under the state education code of california.